The Effect of Breakfast in the Classroom on Obesity and Academic Performance: Evidence from New York City
Sean Corcoran, New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

In this April 2013 seminar, visiting scholar Sean Corcoran discussed the impact breakfast has had in New York classrooms on child obesity and academic performance. 

Corcoran is an Associate Professor of Educational Economics at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; and an affiliated faculty of the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service.

His research examines long-run trends in education including quality of teachers, income inequality and court-ordered school finance reform. In 2009, he led the first evaluation of the Aspiring Principals alternative certification program in New York.

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